• Short Summary

    Short item about the noise level and how it affects people's health.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    SV. Elephant being chased by small barking dog. CU. Baby howling. SV. Man at work in foundry. CU. Giant press hammering the red hot steel into shape. CU. Pneumatic drill at work. SV. Man walking past road works holding his ears. CU. Man singing and playing guitar. SV. Drummer and singer. CU. Drums. CU. Drummer. SV. Young couple strolling in park, the girl carries a transistor radio. SCU. The couple. CU. The blaring transistor. CU. Another radio being lifted off table. SV. Woman entering bathroom with the radio. CU. Radio being placed among toilet waters and bath salts. CU. The girl brushing her hair to the beat of the music. SCU. Man in next flat tossing and turning in bed and then banging on the wall. CU. Small baby with a doctor who has his ear to baby's back, & SV. The doctor raises his head, winces, and looks towards loud radio. SV. The mother walks over to the radio. CU. Radio being turned down. CU. Man's ear. CU. Medical diagram of an ear. SV. Two scientists carrying out tests on noise. CU. A hand, pan up the arm showing various tubes. CU. A regular graph being drawn. CU. The scientist undergoing the test. He has loud speakers near his ears. CU. An irregular graph being drawn. SCU. Man tossing and turning in bed. SV. Family having a meal with both television and radio on at full blast. SCU. Children's feet under the table kicking out in time with the music. SCU. The wife holding a radio near to her ear and telling the children to be quiet. CU. Radio being switched off. CU. Television being switched off and all is quiet. CU. Contented father. CU. Smiling mother. SCU. The father reading the paper pan down to his feet which are still tapping although there is no noise. SV. The family relaxing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:26:00 / 01:15:01:00

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